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Midway (2019)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, History | 8 November 2019 (USA)
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The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it.

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Roland Emmerich

Writer:

Wes Tooke
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Skrein ... Dick Best
Patrick Wilson ... Edwin Layton
Woody Harrelson ... Chester W. Nimitz
Luke Evans ... Wade McClusky
Mandy Moore ... Ann Best
Luke Kleintank ... Clarence Dickinson
Dennis Quaid ... William 'Bull' Halsey
Aaron Eckhart ... Jimmy Doolittle
Keean Johnson ... James Murray
Nick Jonas ... Bruno Gaido
Etsushi Toyokawa ... Isoroku Yamamoto
Tadanobu Asano ... Tamon Yamaguchi
Darren Criss ... Eugene Lindsey
Brandon Sklenar ... George 'Tex' Gay
Jake Manley ... Willie West
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Storyline

MIDWAY centers on the Battle of Midway, a clash between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese Navy which marked a pivotal turning point in the Pacific Theater during WWII. The film, based on the real-life events of this heroic feat, tells the story of the leaders and soldiers who used their instincts, fortitude and bravery to overcome the odds.

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Genres:

Action | Drama | History | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of war violence and related images, language and smoking | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Filmnegah [Iran] | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

China | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Midway See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,897,419, 10 November 2019

Gross USA:

$25,060,952

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,672,950
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Both Aaron Eckhart and Patrick Wilson have starred in a DC movie. Eckhart was Harvey Dent/Two-Face in The Dark Knight (2008) and Wilson in Watchmen 2009 as The Nightowl and was Ocean Master in Aquaman (2018). See more »

Goofs

A scene at the Pearl Harbor Officer's Club showed both officers and enlisted men enjoying an evening of drinking and dancing. Enlisted personnel are never permitted in Officer's Clubs. Second, in the many dogfight scenes between the US SBD Dauntless diver bombers and the Japanese Zero fighters, the action suggests that the big, slow Dauntless was just as nimble as the very agile Zero. The Zero had superior flight characteristics to the Dauntless, including much faster air speed and rates of climb. While Hollywood fails utterly to understand air combat, (a Dauntless would not defeat a zero simply by the pilot shouting really hard) a particularly aggressive Dauntless pilot was able to dogfight several "Zekes" using the strengths of the Dauntless, downing three Zeroes during the battle of Corral Sea. No Dauntless/Zero dogfights occurred at Midway. See more »

Quotes

Edwin Layton: Pearl Harbor is the greatest intelligence failure in American history.
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Connections

Remake of Midway (1976) See more »

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Well done
5 November 2019 | by rgregsheppard-18084See all my reviews

A bit Hollywood but a good movie. Much better than the embarrassment of the movie Pearl Harbor.


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